Nokia's Android experiment was fun while it lasted. Microsoft's Stephen Elop says: 'We plan to deliver additional lower-cost Lumia devices by shifting select future Nokia X designs and products to Windows Phone devices.'
If you’ve always wanted to see in the dark but haven’t been able to score those perfect Soviet-era military surplus night vision goggles, you may be in luck. Now there’s an open-source night vision monocular that you can build to keep tabs on the nighttime goings-on in your yard.
Runtu 16.04.2 Xfce Edition Distro Is Based on Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS and Xfce 4.12
The developers of the Ubuntu-based Runtu operating system have announced the release of a 64-bit version of the distribution with the lightweight and customizable Xfce desktop environment.
Fedora Linux Distro to No Longer Offer Alpha Builds Starting with Fedora 27
While the upcoming Fedora 26 Linux operating system is yet to get its first Alpha development snapshot, due for release on March 21, 2017, Red Hat's Fedora Program Manager Jan Kurik announced that Alpha builds will be dropped for Fedora 27.
That makes it difficult to attach open source licenses, according to the release, but the initiative “is experimenting with a legal pathway of using contract law in the Defense Open Source Agreement to add commonly used licenses to DoD software projects.”
Open education is a hot topic in both the K-12 and higher education spaces due to a number of factors, including the desire to make education more affordable.
The cost of textbooks has added a tremendous financial burden to students around the world. In response, the U.S. Department of Education initiated the #GoOpen movement last year, which helped provide the impetus for schools and universities to consider the use of open educational resources seriously. One of the leaders in this rapidly changing landscape in education is Cable Green, director of Open Education for Creative Commons.
The company also announced that its license management product by the same name was available in open Beta.
Let’s start with the funding, which was led by Bain Capital Ventures along with an all-star list of participants including Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff, former YouTube CTO/co-founder Steve Chen, former Skype CTO/co-founder Jaan Tallinn, Cloudera CTO/co-founder Amr Awadallah and Tinder CMO/co-founder Justin Mateen.
Open source code can be a nightmare for engineers who are developing software. Fossa, which announced today a seed round of $2.2 million, is launching technology to help companies understand what’s actually in those lines of code, as well as helping them automate open source license compliance and tracking.